The organizations express grave concern that the Executive Order will have a broad and far-reaching impact on artists’ freedom of movement and, as a result, will seriously inhibit creative freedom, collaboration, and the free flow of ideas.
The Walker Art Center has responded to our criticism arguing “NCAC has placed undue emphasis on the work’s material structure over its concept.” Read our new response.
Ventura County Star, Local-CA, 6/22/2017
The award will be presented at the 2017 American Library Association Annual Conference during its Opening General Session on Friday, June 24, in Chicago.
By choosing to remove the book, a precedent is set for the success of future book challenges that place objectionable content over pedagogical merit.